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'Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability' receives Honorable Mention for the 2014 Best Book Award from the Organizations and Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management

Posted by External 192 days ago General — The book includes a chapter by Dr Gavin Killip and Katy Janda and looks beyond the technological and material aspects of green construction and the fundamental challenge that green buildings represent. 19/09/14 19 Sep 2014 - Read More
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Doctoral student Scott Thacker presented 'Young Scientist Award' at the ICVRAM

Posted by External 242 days ago General — The award was in recognition of his conference paper 'Characterizing the Vulnerability of Future Configurations of Great Britain's Electricity Network Infrastructure to Climate-related Hazards'. 18/07/14 18 Jul 2014 - Read More
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School wins Special Award for Community Action at the University's first ever Green Impact Awards

Posted by External 262 days ago General — The School of Geography and the Environment recently won a Special Award for Community Action at the University's first ever Green Impact Awards ceremony on the 19 June 2014. 08/07/14 8 July 2014 - Read More
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Climatecare receives a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development

Posted by External 324 days ago General — Climatecare was established by ECI alumnus Mike Mason in 1997 and has recently received the Queen's Award for Enterprise for outstanding contributions to poverty alleviation and tackling climate change. The award is the UK's highest accolade for business success. 9/05/14 9 May 2014 - Read More
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And the Award for the Safest Airline in 2013 Goes to ... (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 433 days ago General — Each year the best airlines are determined and awarded accordingly. Read More
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ECI's spin-out company, Pilio, has been shortlisted for a 2014 Ashden Award for excellence in the field of green energy

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We congratulate Matthew Gowell (St Anne's) who has been awarded a 'highly commended' award by the British Society for Geomorphology in their annual Marjorie Sweeting award competition for the best geomorphology undergraduate dissertation

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Court Upholds $104.69 Million Damage Award Against Exxon Mobil for MTBE Contamination of New York City Groundwater

Posted by External 604 days ago General — On July 26, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a 2009 lower court jury's $104.69 million damage award against Exxon Mobil Corp. for contaminating New York City's groundwater with the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether ("MTBE"). New York City initially sued Exxon Mobil and other petroleum companies in 2003, alleging that they knew that MTBE would pollute groun Read More
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